North Korea knows very well that accepting a disarmament model like the one the West offered Libya would be “foolish,” says an American analyst, arguing that the very same model ultimately led to Libya’s destruction.
Scott Bennett, a former US Army psychological warfare officer, made the remarks on Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, John Bolton, said the White House was considering a “Libya model” to denuclearize North Korea.
This is while Pyongyang has already singled out the model in the past as a source of its distrust for Washington.
The process saw former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi make a full disclosure about the weapons programs his country was running.
Like they did in Libya, the Americans would seek to destroy any nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons program that North Korea might be running, before the US could make any concessions, Bolton added.
Soon after the…